The earth together with its
surrounding waters must in fact
have such a shape as its shadow reveals,
for it eclipses the moon
with the arc of a perfect circle.
May the Lord enclose you in a circle of grace
in which protection is near and danger is kept far away.
May the Lord enclose you in a circle of goodness
in which hope is kept within and doubt is kept without.
May the Lord enclose you in a circle of mercy
in which light is forever near and darkness is kept forever far away.
May the Lord enclose you in a circle of love
in which peace dwells within and evil is kept without.
May the Lord’s goodness, grace, love, and mercy encircle you
in safety wherever you go and in whatever you do.
He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in. ~Isaiah 40:22 ✝
Thank you, Lord Jesus, that you save, you heal, you restore, and you reveal Your Father’s heart to us! You have captured me with grace and I’m caught in Your infinite embrace (a circle of love)!
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and the prayer is so reminiscent of an olde Irish blessing–lyrical, mystical and otherworldly—beautiful
Thank you, Cookie. I’m glad you liked it. Hugs, Natalie 🙂
Thank you liebe Freundin schönes Bild liebe grüße und einen schönen Sonntag Grüße lieb Gislinde
Sie sind herzlich willkommen. Ich bin froh, Ihnen meine Bilder gefallen. Ich bete Sie haben eine wunderbare Woche, Gislinde. Hugs, Natalie 🙂
Thank you for the beautiful prayer, Natalie! God’s blessings on your week! ~ Laura
You’re welcome. Thank you for the blessings and I pray the same for you and yours. Hugs, Natalie 🙂
Feel really protected by the invisible,but existing power of our Creator …
Your dazzling helical circles,dear Natalie, are a good reminder and so you are with your sublime posts ! A big thank for all the beauty and wisdom you share with us !
With love ˘▾˘ and admiration , Doda 🙂 xxx
You are so very welcome, Doda. Thank you for all you affirming words and praises. Hugs, hugs, hugs, Natalie 🙂